Atop of European ranges you’ll find marvelous snowcapped peaks.
Push your limits at Europe’s most exhilarating and unusual theme parks!
Passed on from one generation to another, Lego is one of the most recognisable toys in the world. In Billund, Denmark, you’ll find the original Legoland Park. Themed large-scale Lego brick models featuring buildings and landscapes are the main attraction.
Efteling, The Netherlands
Efteling, located in the town of Kaatsheuvel, is one of the oldest theme parks in the world, and perhaps the most enchanting one. The Fairy Tale Forest, dating back to 1952, is exceptional! With a good variety of amusement rides and nostalgic and romantic themes, its charm also attracts adults.
PortAventura World, Spain
With themed lands ranging from Polynesia to China, Mexico, the Far West and Sesame Street, PortAventura World, in Salou, Catalonia, is the right place to push your limits. Try the tallest roller coaster in Europe, the “Himalayas expedition.” You won’t regret it!
Europa-Park , Rust
Are you ready for eleven of the most exciting roller coasters in Europe? Then head for Europa-Park, in Rust, in South-West Germany. Here you will feel European! The park has around 16 areas, named after European countries or regions. Hold on tight, as you try the tallest roller coaster of Europa-Park, the “Silver Star” .
Wanting to make the most of roller coasters and water rides? Liseberg, located in Gothenburg, is one of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia. It is also home to “Balder,” a wooden roller coaster – twice voted “Best Wooden Tracked Roller Coaster” in the world.
Gardaland, Lake Garda
On the Southeast shore of Lake Garda, water-themed rides will take you on an incredible journey! Head for Gardaland and discover the Blue Tornado, the Magic Mountain and the Escape from Atlantis.
Explore some of the grandest of Europe’s palaces in this breathtaking photo gallery.
Europe has been around for a long time. That’s why some of its most celebrated buildings are some of the oldest. But newer, more modern buildings can also be found. From Italy to Denmark, modern architecture has found its way into Europe’s heart. Browse this gallery to see some of the newest architectural marvels found throughout Europe.
Europe’s culture is not limited to its numerous art museums and palaces. Some of Europe’s greatest stories can be heard over a glass of wine, beer or other drink within the walls of a pub or finest alcohol outlets off the beaten track.
Strudel, štrudl, štrudla and štrukli – these are the names given by our neighbors in Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to this sweet dream of light pastry and its juicy filling. But in English, the only word which has made it into common use is the German “Strudel”. That is a powerful signal of just how famous the Viennese Apfelstrudel has now become internationally. But it’s all too easily forgotten that this fine pastry once traveled an extensive route from Arabia via the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, before becoming resident in Vienna. However, the long journey was worth it!
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